Ignoring zoning laws, Miami-Dade County commissioners approved a new housing project next to Kendall-Tamiami Executive Airport. Of the 446 houses and town homes planned for Century Gardens, two dozen will be built in the path of an airport runway. Despite the objections of pilots who told commissioners that it would make takeoffs and landings more dangerous, the re-zoning was approved 6 to 1 by the commission. Commissioner Katy Sorenson was the lone vote for common sense.
As part of an incentive to purchase, developer Sergio Pino is throwing in free Bose QuietComfort 2 noise cancelling headphones for every buyer and their family members, a $300.00 value per person.